For today's Virtual Reality blog post we take a look at the wide array of GoPro camera mounts 360Heros will be presenting at Cine Gear Expo. In additon to their mounts, they will be showing their 360CamMan media management software suite for Virtual Reality content. They are also launching their own 360Heros CDN for streaming VR content. Our good friends over at G-Technology introduced us to the folks at 360Heros and we hope to be able to offer some exciting Virtaul Reality content creation bundles in the not to distant future!
360Heros, a company specializing in 360 virtual reality technology, will be presenting its full line of 360 video content creation tools and products at the 2015 Cine Gear Expo in Los Angeles, California. 360Heros exhibit will feature the company's 10 different patent pending 360 Plug-n-Play™ holder configurations which utilize 6-14 GoPro™ cameras for 360 VR filmmaking. 360Heros will also present to attendees their latest VR demos and workflow media management solutions.
Empowering content creators since its founding in November of 2012 by CEO Michael Kintner, 360Heros has been developing complete workflow solutions that allow content creators to produce interactive panoramic videos and photos. This includes the company's line of360 Plug-n-Play™content capture hardware which features 10 unique holders for filming 2D and 3D stereoscopic VR content. Titled 360 Plug-n-Play™ holders, these products are designed to mount 6-14 GoPro cameras as well as other camera models in an array facilitating 360 degree content capture with resolutions as high as 12,000 by 6,000 pixels in 2D and 3D formats.
Cine Gear attendees will also learn about 360Heros new 360 VR workflow file management software 360CamMan V2which serves as a media management suite for spherical VR content. This suite takes the guesswork out of media and camera management in order to address the challenges posed by working with 6-14 cameras simultaneously. Developed over the course of the past three years, the software employs tips and knowledge necessary for 360 VR content creation. For example, filming 10 takes with 10 individual cameras creates 100 files which need to be named and formatted properly. 360CamMan addresses this challenge and preps the data for any of the industries various video stitching platforms.
Following the media management process, 360Heros CDNcontent delivery networkis another key solution that enables content creators to deliver 360 degree VR content via web based players, mobile apps and virtual reality HMDs such as the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. This service also strives to aid content creators in content syndication as it helps the network's global community of producers license their VR content.
In addition to exhibiting VR workflow solutions during the expo, 360Heros CEO Michael Kintner is featured on Cine Gear's Premiere Seminar series. Titled "Filmmaking for Virtual Reality”, his presentation will take place on Friday, June 5th in Screening Room #5 from 4:00PM - 5:00PM. Kintner's presentation will focus on teaching filmmakers about VR content creation, challenges that it poses for content creators and the workflow innovations that 360Heros has been developing since its founding.
Kintner will also highlight 360Heros "All Around You™" approach to developing 360 VR tech that has seen the company create solutions for capturing spherical VR content on land, under the sea and in the air. This includes the world's most advanced underwater VR camera solution the360Abyssand the 360Orb which is a drone designed for filming aerial spherical VR content.
"For the past three years we've been striving to develop technology to empower content creators. The workflow solutions that we've developed during that time were created based on the challenges and needs that we've experienced ourselves as content creators and we're excited to share this technology with the Cine Gear community" stated Kintner.